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See me and my bro were off to a lan party...

post #1 of 12
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So were getting in my truck, (2005 Ram 1500) as he puts his duffle bag of stuff in the bed of truck, and his rig in the back seat, he throws his monitor on top of the tool box, but forgets he left his monitor up there.


So were off, down the drive way, down the road, some guy is beeping behind us, (we have no idea why...) couldn't see the monitor when I looked in my rear view (the angle was just right so I couldn't see it) then we keep going he is still beeping, took a sharp turn going 35-40ish and SMASH!!!

Down goes the monitor, (we still had no idea) lookout out the window, and there was my buddies 23'' westinghousing monitor.. Guy behind us gets out of his car as we do, says "You dumbasses!! What did you think I was beeping for!" I laugh so hard and my buddy is FLIPPING out

No cracks on the screen, the base, neck, and frame was TRASHED. He was so pissed he was going to leave it there, but I was like hell no it might have a chance (joking sarcastically). So we buy some crazy glue on the way and fix it up when we get there.

THE THINGS WORKS PERFECT!!! Couldn't believe it lol


TL;DR: The westinghousing monitor thats probably bullet proof survived about a 5 foot drop going 35-40mph hitting pavement.

Intense. Too bad I didn't take pics lol
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post #2 of 12
Wait, was it your bro, or your buddy?
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post #3 of 12
he means buddy...in a bromantic way...
post #4 of 12
Hilarity. It was a Westinghouse... no big loss either way.
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Originally Posted by Segovax View Post
Hilarity. It was a Westinghouse... no big loss either way.
Lol, I said the same thing ahahahaha


Ill think twice though. These things are obviously built like a tank
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post #6 of 12
That guy behind you was probably facepalming the whole time you guys were just cruising along.

Then he lol'd when it fell.

on your buddy/ bro.
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post #7 of 12
lucky, the stand must have taken the impact, either that or the frame acted as a crumple zone.
    
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post #8 of 12
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Its so mangled I couldn't tell, if I had to take a guess, it landed flat on the base, or tilted, then rolled due to the speed. Surprised it didn't break any of the crystals in it (or whatever they are)
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post #10 of 12
your bromance is astonishing
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